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Online Decline in U.K.?

Online Decline in U.K.?

A report from the U.K. Gambling Commission, disseminated by Catena Media on its Slotsia.com website last month, showed a marked decline in online gaming accounts opened by British citizens. After reaching a peak of 36.2 million in the 2016-2017 time period, the number of accounts has declined by more than 5 million through the 2018-2019 period. It’s important to note that this is only the number of accounts registered at legal online sites regulated by the Gambling Commission, not necessarily the number of players. It’s also difficult to determine if these numbers declined due to the strict regulatory regime and increased negative media coverage of online gaming or if players decided to play at unregulated, gray or black market sites.

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